Dynamics of Solids and Liquids by Neutron Scattering
  • Release Date : 06 December 2012
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 382 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9783642811135
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Download or read book entitled Dynamics of Solids and Liquids by Neutron Scattering by author: S. W. Lovesey which was release on 06 December 2012 and published by Springer Science & Business Media with total page 382 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Inelastic neutron scattering is a well established and important technique for studying the dynamical properties of condensed matter at the atomic level. Often, as is the case of experiments designed to study motions of hydrogen atoms, or magnetic excitations, it may yield information obtainable in no other way. Our aim in assembling this book is to produce an overview of some research topics which have come to the fore recently with the development of high neutron fluxes and high performance inelastic scattering spectrometers. The topics dis cussed here are, by and large, developing rapidly and have not reached the stage at which definitive accounts are always possible. Authors have not therefore attempted to make an extensive review of their topic, and the papers quoted in the text are, in general, those which are seen as having been important in its develop ment (they date, roughly, from the 1971 IAEA conference on neutron scattering held in Grenoble). Basic phenomena are illustrated for the most part by the discussion of one, or two, typical examples. The authors hope that the book will be useful to researchers who are not yet fully aware of the diverse range of problems to which the technique can be applied, and to students beginning research work. For this reason, the first chapter by S. w.